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France's Macron delays unveiling government

Macron's movement, is not fielding a candidate in the assembly elections. Paris: Newly-inaugurated French President Emmanuel Macron appointed a conservative prime minister on Monday in a move to broaden his political appeal before legislative elections in June.


French President Macron heads to Berlin for his first official foreign visit

French President Macron heads to Berlin for his first official foreign visit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for a "new dynamism" in German-French relations, saying that the two countries' interests are closely tied together. Additionally, it should also be noted that the center-left Socialist party received roughly six percent of the votes in the first round of the presidential contest, making the center-right the richer pond in which Macron can fish.


Trump, Putin will meet in July, Russian state media reports

Trump, Putin will meet in July, Russian state media reports

The memorandum on these de-escalation zones took effect on May 6. As a Russian participant on the sidelines of a U.S. -Russia-Europe dialogue held at the Kozmetsky Center at St. Donald Trump's Washington is nothing if not a hard, erratic read. The last place this man should have been was in the Oval Office beside Trump. Joni Ernst told reporters that she needed more time to review what happened.


What's Meaningful Dialogue, India, China Scoffs On Belt And Road Row

What's Meaningful Dialogue, India, China Scoffs On Belt And Road Row

Touted as the biggest diplomatic event initiated by China, the inaugural forum was attended by 1,500 delegates from more than 130 countries to discuss Mr Xi's mega project to revive two ancient trade routes via land and sea. The multibillion-dollar Silk Road project was initiated by President Xi Jinping in 2013 with the aim to connect China with Europe and strengthen cooperation between Asia and Africa.


Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share info with Russian Federation

Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share info with Russian Federation

This handout photo released by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, shows President Donald Trump meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington , Wednesday, May 10, 2017. "Their on-the-record accounts should outweigh those of anonymous sources" in the news report, he said. "There's nothing that the president takes more seriously than the security of the American people".


Edouard Philippe named as Prime Minister of France

Edouard Philippe named as Prime Minister of France

Alexis Kohler, Mr Macron's new general secretary at the presidential Elysee Palace, made the announcement on Monday. Chosen by Emmanuel Macron, 46-year-old Edouard Philippe joins diverse group serving in new administration. He has only been a member of Parliament for one term, serving in the National Assembly representing the constituency of Seine-Maritime in Normandy, northern France, since 2012.